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Former Health Insurance Exec Discusses Obamacare listen

09/30/13 Robert Lorei
Last Call Monday
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Tags: health insurance, pre-existing conditions, insurance company profits, co-ops, Obamacare, government shutdown, not-profit health insurance companies


Good afternoon, welcome to The last call. I'm Rob Lorei. Coming up this afternoon we'll talk about health care reform with a former top health insurance company executive- Wendell Potter.

The battle over the Affordable Care Act- so called Obamacare could lead to a government shutdown tonight.

Some House Republicans want the next fight in the battle over curbing the president's new health care law to be a delay in requiring people to buy health insurance. That would be the GOP's new ...

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What Do The Recent Changes Announced In Cuba Mean For US Cuba Relations?

09/23/10 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Thursday)
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Cuba is calling workers across the island to special meetings so labor leaders can brief them on half a million government layoffs coming in the next six months and suggest ways that those fired can make a living.

Cuba announced two weeks ago that it would lay off 500,000 workers by March and loosen state controls on private enterprise so that many of those fired can find new jobs. It said it would also beef up the tax code and revamp state pay scales to better reward high job performance....


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